Job Details


Company name

Maricopa County Public Defender

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Valid Through

Jun 07, 2021

Posted on

Feb 22, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 61485 to 132080 Annually


Phoenix, AZ, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Duties: Appears in court, represents clients at scheduled hearings and trials, presents oral arguments as appropriate in support of clients’ legal interests. Researches facts and analyzes legal issues using both computerized and printed legal research tools. Composes motions, briefs, correspondence, and other legal documents. Prepares cases for trial by interviewing witnesses, visiting crime scenes, and other case-related locations. Reviews evidence on- and off-site. Discusses and presents the analysis of legal issues to clients, court personnel, and related individuals. Communicates in person and by phone with clients, opposing counsel, co-workers, supervisors, and others. Travels to courts, jails, detention centers, and correctional facilities to effectively represent clients and attend Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school. Must be admitted to practice law and be in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona at the time of application. Applications will be accepted from candidates who have passed the Arizona Bar examination, or are transferring UBE scores, and are awaiting admission to the bar, but such candidates cannot be hired until admitted.
Preferred: Experience in criminal law (defense, prosecution, judicial)
Closing Date: 02/25/21 10:35 AM

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Job #520ATTORNEY01192021

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Maricopa County Public Defender
11 West Jefferson
Suite 5
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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